Where is Comporta?
Comporta is a region located on Portugal's west coast, situated between the municipalities of Alcácer do Sal and Grândola. Approximately 120 km (75 mi) south of Lisbon, Comporta is only a 90-minute drive from the capital, although you’ll feel a world away.
What makes Comporta unique?
Comporta boasts long stretches of white sandy beaches and pine forests. The region is also famous for its scenic rice paddies, fresh seafood, and outdoor activities, including horse riding, hiking, and birdwatching. Comporta is highly regarded for its luxurious rustic-chic accommodations, boutique shops, and a culinary scene that delights foodies.
What are the best beaches to visit in Comporta?
Comporta has 60 km (37 mi) of white sandy beaches with crystal-clear waters. The main beaches—Praia da Comporta, Praia do Carvalhal, and Praia do Pego—provide facilities like restaurants, bathrooms, and lifeguards during summer. Secluded beaches like Praia dos Brejos and Praia do Pinheirinho are worth exploring but may require some walking, and we recommend not relying entirely on GPS.
How do I get to Comporta?
To reach Comporta, the easiest option is by car from Lisbon Airport (LIS), taking less than 90 minutes via the highway. Another option is taking a ferry from Setúbal to Tróia, with a similar overall journey time. Taxis in Comporta need to be pre-booked and are relatively expensive. Grândola train station is approximately 32 km (20 mi) from Comporta’s village. Having a vehicle is recommended.
What is the weather like in Comporta?
The weather in Comporta is generally mild and sunny year-round, with temperatures ranging from 15-25°C (59-77°F) in the summer months and 10-15°C (50-59°F) in the winter months. Note that Comporta experiences a mosquito season, which typically occurs during the warmer months of July and August.